Statement Regarding Tragic Suicide of Milwaukee Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2020
Contact: (608) 220-7478

The Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association through President Chief Kenneth Pileggi released the following statement about Milwaukee Police Department Officer Thomas Kline’s suicide on Tuesday.  Read more...
  

President's Message

I would like to welcome you to the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association (WCPA) website. The WCPA represents over 700 law enforcement executives throughout the State of Wisconsin with a strong history dating back to 1907. The WCPA is proud to serve its Members with information, professional opportunities, legislative efforts, command level educational opportunities, mentoring and great networking opportunities at our annual conferences. Please take full advantage of these opportunities.
 
The WCPA exists to be the voice of our members. We strive to be a strategic resource for our membership in effectively and professionally serving their communities. We have moved towards a more business type model of conducting Association business and have outstanding staff, Board and Committee Members who are dedicated to the mission of our great Association. 
 
To all of our Members, please remember, this is your Association, and your participation and ideas are needed. Fresh perspectives from new Members are always welcomed. If you are a seasoned chief, your wisdom is always needed. I would strongly ask you to consider volunteering for a committee or running for office. 
 
I want to reinforce that this is indeed a great honor to serve as the President of the WCPA for 2020. I look forward to collaborating with all of our law enforcement executives and partners, as we strive to meet our commitment to excellence in enhancing the safety of the communities that we honorably serve day in and day out. 
 
Chief Kenneth M. Pileggi
President
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association

  

 

 

 

The Mission of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association:

 

The mission of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Inc. is to be the public voice on social and professional issues for law enforcement; to be a resource to its members; to make training available regarding the state-of-the-art concepts in policing; to be a legislative advocate for law enforcement; to provide representation for the general good of law enforcement at the local, state, and federal levels; to provide open communications with members and the public; to ensure the organization, as the beacon for Wisconsin law enforcement; embodies the highest level of integrity and honesty; and embraces moral and ethical behavior emanating from the principles found in the law enforcement code of ethics.

The Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Inc. seeks not to dictate the operation of its member agencies, but intends to enlighten and provoke thought, thereby enhancing public service to all citizens of Wisconsin.  The Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Inc. also promotes social welfare and operates to further the common good and general welfare of all citizens in the State of Wisconsin. The organization will be one in which all members can take pride.